44 Facts About Tony Blair Institute

1. Tony Blair Institute is looking for front line technical support to the organisation.

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2. Tony Blair Institute is looking for a Head of Technology to develop our technology strategy, to provide IT management and deliver on large IT projects through best practice methodology.

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3. On 8 July 2010, Tony Blair Institute was awarded the Order of Freedom by the President of Kosovo, Fatmir Limaj.

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4. On 16 February 2009, Tony Blair Institute was awarded the Dan David Prize by Tel Aviv University for "exceptional leadership and steadfast determination in helping to engineer agreements and forge lasting solutions to areas in conflict".

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5. On 22 May 2008, Tony Blair Institute received an honorary law doctorate from Queen's University Belfast, alongside former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern, for distinction in public service and roles in the Northern Ireland peace process.

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6. On 14 March 2007, Tony Blair Institute appeared as a celebrity judge on Masterchef Goes Large after contestants had to prepare a three-course meal in the Downing Street kitchens for Blair and Bertie Ahern.

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7. Tony Blair Institute made an animated cameo appearance as himself in The Simpsons episode, "The Regina Monologues".

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8. Tony Blair Institute maintains, once the terms deciding how the UK leaves the EU are known the people should vote again on those terms.

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9. Tony Blair Institute was pelted with eggs and shoes, and encountered an attempted citizen's arrest for war crimes.

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10. Tony Blair Institute's links with, and receipt of an undisclosed sum from, UI Energy Corporation, have been subject to media comment in the UK.

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11. Tony Blair Institute appeared before the Leveson Inquiry on Monday 28 May 2012.

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12. In 2006 Tony Blair Institute was criticised for his failure to immediately call for a ceasefire in the 2006 Lebanon War.

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13. In 1994, Tony Blair Institute forged close ties with Michael Levy, a leader of the Jewish Leadership Council.

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14. Tony Blair Institute showed a deep feeling for Israel, born in part from his faith.

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15. Tony Blair Institute built his foreign policy on basic principles and added a new activist philosophy of "interventionism".

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16. Tony Blair Institute criticised other governments for not doing enough to solve global climate change.

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17. Tony Blair Institute increased police powers by adding to the number of arrestable offences, compulsory DNA recording and the use of dispersal orders.

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18. In 2001, Tony Blair Institute said, "We are a left of centre party, pursuing economic prosperity and social justice as partners and not as opposites".

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19. Tony Blair Institute decided not to issue a list of Resignation Honours, making him the first Prime Minister of the modern era not to do so.

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20. Tony Blair Institute resigned from his Sedgefield seat in the House of Commons in the traditional form of accepting the Stewardship of the Chiltern Hundreds, to which he was appointed by Gordon Brown in one of the latter's last acts as Chancellor of the Exchequer.

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21. Tony Blair Institute denied that he would have supported the invasion of Iraq even if he had thought Saddam had no weapons of mass destruction.

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22. Tony Blair Institute became the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on 2 May 1997, serving concurrently as First Lord of the Treasury, Minister for the Civil Service and Leader of the Labour Party.

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23. Tony Blair Institute announced at the end of his speech at the 1994 Labour Party conference that he intended to replace Clause IV of the party's constitution with a new statement of aims and values.

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24. Tony Blair Institute demanded an inquiry into the Bank of England's decision to rescue the collapsed Johnson Matthey Bank in October 1985.

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25. In 1982, Tony Blair Institute was selected as the Labour Party candidate for the safe Conservative seat of Beaconsfield, where there was a forthcoming by-election.

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26. Tony Blair Institute joined the Labour Party shortly after graduating from Oxford in 1975.

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27. Tony Blair Institute has an older brother, Sir William Tony Blair Institute, a High Court judge, and a younger sister, Sarah.

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28. Tony Blair Institute was succeeded as Leader of the Labour Party and as Prime Minister by Gordon Brown in June 2007.

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29. On September 24, 2002, Tony Blair Institute released a dossier of intelligence information detailing his administration's findings on Iraq's weapons of mass destruction.

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30. Tony Blair Institute quickly pledged his support for Bush's efforts to stamp out terrorism.

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31. Tony Blair Institute practiced law through the late 1970s and early 1980s, specializing in employment and industrial cases.

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32. Tony Blair Institute earned a reputation for questioning authority, though he never let his protests go too far.

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33. Tony Blair Institute led the Labour Party to three election victories in a row, the first two with huge majorities (179 and 167 seats in the House of Commons, respectively).

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34. In 1997, when Tony Blair Institute led Labour to power for the first time since 1979, he became the youngest prime minister since the early 1800s.

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35. Tony Blair Institute took on new duties after the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001.

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36. Tony Blair Institute succeeded in convincing Labour Party members to rewrite Clause Four of the party charter.

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37. Tony Blair Institute spent time investigating the causes of the October 1987 stock market crash.

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38. In 1983 Tony Blair Institute was elected to Parliament along with 208 other Labour Party MPs, the smallest number since 1935.

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39. Tony Blair Institute married Cherie Booth, another intern and a top graduate of the London School of Economics, in March 1980.

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40. Tony Blair Institute has taken a high profile position on British-Irish relations.

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41. Tony Blair Institute's proposed reforms to welfare spending and programs were generally well-received.

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42. Tony Blair Institute combined the traditional emphasis of Labour on the responsibility of the community with the Conservative's emphasis on the individual.

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43. Tony Blair Institute was then appointed deputy to Bryan Gould, the shadow trade and industry secretary, where he investigated the causes of the October, 1987, stock market crash.

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44. Tony Blair Institute has projects in 14 African countries, whose combined population exceeds 460 million.

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